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2003 Tahoe ABS Light And Bearing Loose

Around April this year the ABS light lit up on a Saturday and by Monday the right front tire was wobbling badly. An internet search didn’t say anything about bearings. I remember my dad saying a loose wheel is usually bad bearings. I replaced the right hub for $138 vs the dealer’s $500 for the part. Everything…

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Pontiac Brake Fluid Leak Repair And Diagnosis

We bought a 2000 Pontiac Grand Prix GT with 81,000 miles on it less than a week ago. The brakes have gone out. At first we thought the brakes were just wet and that is why the car would  not stop properly, so we waited for them to dry off and tried again. Later in…

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2001 Chevy Silverado Brake Pedal Soft And Goes To The Floor

I have a soft brake pedal that goes to the floor on my 2001 Chevrolet Silverado. Just changed master cylinder and brake booster and bled through a large bottle of fluid any ideas? Did you have the soft pedal before you replaced those parts or did this problem start after doing the work you described?…

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Brake Fluid Contamination Causing Problems

This article is about a car I’ve been waiting to work on. The problem with this particular vehicle is that it came in the shop with a very odd problem, as described by the customer. She would say that her vehicle would just come to a stop and die out after driving it a short…

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